Series Overview – The Grisha Trilogy

22819449Author: Leigh Bardugo 
Series: The Grisha Trilogy
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy
Release Date(first book): 5th June 2012
Publishers: Indigo
Source: Purchased
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The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka.

Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of the kingdom’s magical elite – the Grisha. Could she be the key to unravelling the dark fabric of the Shadow Fold and setting Ravka free?

The Darkling, a creature of seductive charm and terrifying power, leader of the Grisha. If Alina is to fulfil her destiny, she must discover how to unlock her gift and face up to her dangerous attraction to him.

But what of Mal, Alina’s childhood best friend? As Alina contemplates her dazzling new future, why can’t she ever quite forget him?

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Series Overview – The Lunar Chronicles


Author: Marissa Meyer 
Series: The Lunar Chronicles
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release Date(first book): 3rd January 2012
Publishers: Puffin
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Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl.
Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.

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Series Overview – The Raven Cycle


15743650Author: Maggie Stiefvater 
Series: The Raven Cycle
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal
Release Date(first book): 19th September 2012
Publishers: Scholastic 
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Even if Blue hadn’t been told her true love would die if she kissed him, she would stay away from boys. Especially the ones from the local private school. Known as Raven Boys, they only mean trouble.But this is the year that everything will change for Blue.This is the year that she will be drawn into the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys. And the year Blue will discover that magic does exist.

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